Ferries

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water. Most ferries operate regular return services. The term ‘ferries’ on this website covers passenger only vessels, train ferries, car ferries, freight ferries and highspeed vessels such as hovercraft, jetfoils and catamarans.

MV Ipswich Way – Past and Present

MV Ipswich Way – Past and Present

MV Istanbul N, ex Ipswich Way, Rodona, Balder Dona - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1980 by Karlskronavarvet AB, Karlskrona, Sweden (Yard No. 397), for Engström & Larson,…
MV Stena Europe – Past and Present

MV Stena Europe – Past and Present

MV Stena Europe, ex Lion Europe, Stena Saga, Kronprinsessan Victoria - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1981 by Götaverken Arendal Ab Göteborg (Yard No. 908), for Rederi Ab…
MV Island Commodore – Past and Present

MV Island Commodore – Past and Present

MV Wave Sentinel, ex Island Commodore - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1995 by Koninklijke Schelde Groep B.V., Vlissingen, Holland (Yard No 376 ) as a Ro/Ro vehicle…
TS Sambur – Past and Present

TS Sambur – Past and Present

TS Sambur, ex HMS Toreador, HMS Sambur, Sambur - Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1925 by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Newcastle (Yard No. 1206), for Great…
TS Roebuck (II) – Past and Present

TS Roebuck (II) – Past and Present

TS Roebuck (II), ex HMS Roebuck II, HMS Roebuck, Roebuck - Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1925 by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Newcastle (Yard No. 1204),…
TS St Julien – Past and Present

TS St Julien – Past and Present

TS St Julien, ex Hospital Carrier 29, St Julien - Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1925 by John Brown & Company Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 509), for the…
TS St Helier – Past and Present

TS St Helier – Past and Present

TS St Helier, ex HMS St Helier, St Helier - Steel twin screw turbine vessel, built in 1925 by John Brown & Company Ltd., Clydebank (Yard No. 510), for the…
TS Duke of Lancaster (III) – Past and Present

TS Duke of Lancaster (III) – Past and Present

TS Duke of Lancaster (III) - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by William Denny & Bros, Ltd., Dumbarton in 1956 (Yard No 1540) for The British Transport Commission originally…
TS Duke of Argyll (III) – Past and Present

TS Duke of Argyll (III) – Past and Present

TS Zenith, ex Fairy Princess, Faith Power, Corinthia, Neptunia, Duke of Argyll (III) - Steel twin screw turbine vessel built by Harland and Wolff in 1956 (Yard No 1541) for…
MV Cotentin (1974) – Past and Present

MV Cotentin (1974) – Past and Present

MV Princess Carol, ex Angel Pearl, El Capitan, Romana I, Caribe Merchant, Miranda I, Cotentin, Saaletal, Thule - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1969 at Rickmers Rhederei GmbH,…
MV Viking III – Past and Present

MV Viking III – Past and Present

MV Red Star I, ex Gabriel Scott, Sagafjord, Sandefjord, Fenno Star, Scandinavia, Terje Vigen, Viking III - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1965 by Orenstein-Koppel and Lubecker Mach…
MV St Brendan – Past and Present

MV St Brendan – Past and Present

MV Moby Vincent, ex St Brendan, Stena Normandica - Steel twin screw motor vessel built by Rickmers Werft. GmbH, Bremerhaven in 1974 (Yard No. 380) for Stena Ab, Goteborg as…
MV Niels Klim – Past and Present

MV Niels Klim – Past and Present

MV Stena Nautica, ex Lion King II, Lion King, Isle of Innisfree, Niels Klim - Steel motor vessel, built by Nakskov Skibsværft A/S, Denmark (233) for DSB (Danish State Railways) in…
MV Europic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Europic Ferry – Past and Present

MV Ajman Glory, ex Afrodite II, European Freighter, Europic Ferry - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1968 at Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend, England (Yard No…
MV Dundalk – Past and Present

MV Dundalk – Past and Present

MV Theseus, ex St Cybi, Stena Sailer, Dundalk - Steel twin screw motor vessel, built in 1974 by Verolme Cork Dockyards Ltd, Cork, Ireland (Yard No. 874), for Allied Irish…
Mv Landmark – Past and Present

Mv Landmark – Past and Present

MV Sarajevo, ex Hind, Engy, Eurosun, Trucker Express, RoRo Cimbria, Landmark - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1971 by Ankerløkken Verft, Glommen A/S, Fredrikstad, Norway (Yard No 178)…
MV Ulster Prince – Past and Present

MV Ulster Prince – Past and Present

MV Matar, ex Ulster Prince - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1967 by Harland & Wolff Ltd. Belfast (Yard No 1667) as a passenger and vehicle roll-on roll-off…
MV Norstar – Past and Present

MV Norstar – Past and Present

MV SNAV Campania, ex Norstar - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1974 by AG 'Weser', Werk Seebeck, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 973) for North Sea Ferries, Hull, England
MV Norland – Past and Present

MV Norland – Past and Present

MV SNAV Sicilia, ex Norland - Steel twin screw motor vessel built in 1974 by AG 'Weser', Werk Seebeck, Bremerhaven, Germany (Yard No 972) for North Sea Ferries, Hull, England
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